Renaming PDF files when downloading

Discussion in 'macOS' started by DrFinkle, Nov 18, 2006.

  1. DrFinkle macrumors newbie

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    I am new to the Mac OS so please excuse my ignorance.

    When I right-click on a PDF to download it and get the option to "download linked file' I can not seem to be able to change the name prior to saving. Any help greatly appreciated. Thanks.
     
  2. CanadaRAM macrumors G5

    CanadaRAM

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    Instead of downloading with the right-click/Control Click, let the file open into Acrobat Reader than do a Save As...
     
  3. DrFinkle thread starter macrumors newbie

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    It opens in its own webpage, not in Acrobat (I use Pro not reader) and I can't save it from there as anything but an html file. Any other thoughts..
     
  4. ero87 macrumors 65816

    ero87

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    acrobat reader?!?! what??

    On my mac, i view pdf files with Preview (one of my favorite apps.)

    you can right-click the pdf, Open in Preview, and then Save As.
     
  5. evil_santa macrumors 6502a

    evil_santa

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    when i open a pdf in Safari, it opens in a new web page then i can save as...
     

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